Here’s The Correct Pronunciation Of Famous 24 Place Names You’ve Probably Been Mispronouncing

It’s necessary to know some things about the place you’re traveling with- its name, culture and traditions and its people. However, sometimes, we can’t avoid not missing important details about them like how to correctly pronounce their name.

Do you know how to pronounce ‘Worcester’ correctly? Maybe you think it’s correct but it is not. Thanks to this collection from Thrillophilia, we now know how place names should be pronounce. Let’s all learn from this:

1. Budapest, Hungary

mispronounced places 6

2. Bangkok, Thailand

mispronounced places 1

3. Melbourne, Australia

mispronounced places 2

4. Reykjavik, Iceland

 

mispronounced places 3

5. Dubai, UAE

 

mispronounced places 4

 

6. Beijing, China

mispronounced places 5

 

7. Brisbane, Australia

 

mispronounced places 8

 

8. Phuket, Thailand

mispronounced places 7

 

9. Worcester, UK

 

mispronounced places 16

10. Colombia

 

mispronounced places 9

11. Yosemite Park, USA

 

mispronounced places 10

 

12. Iraq

mispronounced places 11

 

13. Montreal, Canada

mispronounced places 12

14. Qatar

 

mispronounced places 13

15. The River Thames, UK

 

mispronounced places 14

16. Versailles, France

 

mispronounced places 15

 

17. Worcestershire, UK

 

mispronounced places 24

18. Via Dolorosa, Jerusalem

 

mispronounced places 17

19. Helena, USA

 

mispronounced places 18

20. Kissimmee, USA

 

mispronounced places 19

21. Lafayette, USA

 

mispronounced places 20

22. La Jolla, USA

 

mispronounced places 21

23. Niger

 

mispronounced places 22

24. Pakistan

 

mispronounced places 23

 

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